Chlorine as a disinfectant Chlorine is one of the most widely used disinfectants. It is very effective for the deactivation of pathogenic microorganisms. Chlorine can be easily applied, measured and controlled. Chlorine has been used for applications, such as the deactivation of pathogens in drinking water, swimming pool water and wastewater, for more than two hundred years.
There are two main types of chlorinating agents:
Inorganic, such as sodium hypochlorite liquid or calcium hypochlorite granular. Recommended to use with ASIN Aqua Water Treatment.
Organic, such as chlorine tablets (trichloroisocyanuric acid) forbidden to use with ASIN Aqua Water Treatment.